Research core and framework of sustainability science

@article{Kajikawa2008ResearchCA,
  title={Research core and framework of sustainability science},
  author={Yuya Kajikawa},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={215-239}
}
  • Y. Kajikawa
  • Published 19 July 2008
  • Political Science
  • Sustainability Science
This paper reviews recent achievements in sustainability science and discusses the research core and framework of sustainability science. We analyze and organize papers published in three selected core journals of sustainability science: Sustainability Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, and Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. Papers are organized into three categories: sustainability and its definition, domain-oriented research… 
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